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Ronald E. Owen WILLIAMSTOWN — Ronald E. Owen, 75, of Duff Lane, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at his home. Born in Barre City on August 4, 1943, he was the son of the late Sheldon and Margaret (Ingliss) Owen. Ronald attended elementary schools in Northfield and North Barre School and was a graduate of Spaulding High School, Class of 1961. Ronald was in the Army National Guard from 1961 to 1965. He was first married to Connie Springer, they later separated. They had two sons, Timothy Owen and his wife, Annie of Purcellville, VA.; and Ricky Owen and friend, Amy of New Hampshire. On November 27, 1982 he married Elaine Beaudoin in Branford, Conn. The couple made their home in Williamstown, Vermont, where they raised their family. Ronald worked in the printing and binding industry his whole career. He was employed by the local Capital City Press, North Light Studio Press and his last employment was for Accura Printing. Among his interests were, camping, fishing, casinos and scratch-off-tickets. He loved his pets but most of all he enjoyed spending precious time with his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was a member of the American Legion, Post #10 of Barre and the Loyal Order of Moose Barre Lodge #1391. Survivors include his wife Elaine Owen of Williamstown; one daughter, Gaibrielle Owen Bettis and her husband, Raymond of Barre; a son, Gilles Owen and his wife, Mossina of Barre Town as well as six grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Timothy, Alayna, Lexington and Addison, and many special great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Sheldon Joe Owen and his wife, Shirley of Missouri; Robert Owen and his wife, Diana of Barre Town; two sisters, Janet Baker and her husband, Earl of Richmond, VT and Carol Jewett and her husband, Kenneth of Springfield, VT. There will be no calling hours. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barre Elk’s Lodge #1535. A later spring burial will take place at the East Hill Cemetery in Williamstown. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory would be appreciated to the “Williamstown Endowment Scholarship Fund,” P. O. Box 315, Williamstown, VT 05679. The Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home of 58 Summer St., Barre assisted the family with the arrangements. Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at: www.pruneaupollifuneralhome.com

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